Alma Calvert

2010 THS Distinguished Staff


Miss Calvert grew up in Muscotah, Kansas, and subsequently majored in science and math at Washburn College. Initially she taught at El Dorado and Atchison high school; however, a World War I teacher shortage brought her to Topeka High School in 1917. Like other contemporary T.H.S. faculty members, Miss Calvert spent a year at Columbian University’s teachers’ College, New York. She retired in 1948. Deceased.